Archive for February, 2012

Finish Line 1-2-3 Starter Kit

Friday, February 24th, 2012
Finish Line Starter Kit

The Finish Line Starter Kit is a great way to get started on the basic maintenance plan. There is no arguing that most cyclist don’t take proper care of their bikes, and who can blame them. If it’s nice, go ride. However it does take it’s toll on the equipment and leads to higher replacement and repair costs.But with this starter set, it give you all the basics to use towards maintaining your drivetrain. It also makes an inexpensive gift for just about any cyclist.

Included in the set are a 4oz. bottle of Finish Line Mutli-Degreaser, a Finish Line Grunge Brush and a 2oz bottle of Finish Line Dry Lube. Each provides and accounts for an important step in maintaining your drive train. Braking down the dirt, cleaning the dirt away and lubing which protects your drivetrain from wear and tear and keeps it running smooth.

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First Look – Sram X0 10spd Grip Shift (Updated)

Friday, February 17th, 2012
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This morning we were invited to snap some of the very first public photos of the soon to be release 10spd Grip Shift that so many have been waiting for. While most of the technical details are under wraps for the time being, what we were shown is very exciting.

The shifter itself has been completely redesigned and has some features that have not been seen on previous iterations of grip shift. At first glance, the minimalistic design is a small departure from previous generations. The rubber flange portion is the tallest profile section and everything tapers down from there. Underneath the shifter, a separate locking collar has been used to secure the shifter to the bar. Again a slight departure from previous generations where the locking seciong was “more integrated” but requiring a larger profile.

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